The best way to work off that Chocolate is …… Burpees!
When it comes to warming up, people are full of excuses: “I don’t need to warm up.” “I’m already warm.” “Caffeine is all I need. Caffeinate and dominate!” “It doesn’t simulate real life. If someone needs help moving a couch, you don’t ask to warm-up with the lighter couch…” “I only have 45 minutes, so […]
Nigel O’Connor, owner of CrossFit Basingstoke (http://www.crossfitbasingstoke.co.uk ) in the UK, tried an experiment a little while ago. He didn’t post his gym’s workouts on their blog for one week. All hell broke loose! “It was like I told them Christmas was cancelled,” O’Connor said. “As much as I try to educate my members that […]
One of the biggest mistakes athletes make—especially inexperienced ones—is mis-pacing their conditioning workouts. They go out too hard and hit a wall. Fly and die. It’s painful for the athlete, and almost as painful for the coach to watch. It occurred to me recently that many athletes don’t even realize how much they mis-pace a […]
Some tips for today’s work. Keep the pace steady on the beginning of the clean and jerks so you can finish strong at the end of the set. Hustle between transitions and go for unbroken sets since there is a bit of rest built into every transition. The single arm swings are Russian height, and make […]